The Season 2 finale tours French villages. Included: Roquetaillade Castle; the monolithic church in Saint-Émilion; the giant wall surrounding the tiny village of Blaye; and Bourg-en-Gironde, which was built into the side of a cliff.
France's Loire Valley is visited. Included: the region's stunning châteaux; the river running through Château de Chenonceau; why no one ever lived at the 440-room Château de Chambord; and why there is a porcupine over the entrance to Château d'Amboise.
Season 2 kicks off in Paris. Included: why the Eiffel Tower and Pont Alexandre III were built; why the Opera Garnier so ornate; and why there is a Romano-Byzantine Basilica atop the highest point in Paris.